BCA Marketplace has hit the acquisition trail once more, snapping up automotive services group Paragon Automotive for £105m. The move brings BCA one step closer to its goal to become the UK’s leading one-stop shop for automotive services for OEMs, dealers and leasing companies. The acquisition of Paragon comes just one year after BCA Marketplace, the company behind Webuyanycar.com, bought Eddie Stobart’s automotive logistics business Autologic for £16m, rebadging it BCA Automotive. Paragon bought Autologic’s automotive after-sales division from Stobart […]
Stobart Group has taken delivery of two Iveco Ecostralis units as part of a three-year trial. The vehicles’ performance will be monitored in upcoming months as the pair operate from its depot in Carlisle. The trucks, named Sophie and Lynda Dawn, are expecting to remain in the fleet for three years running some 160,000km a year. Stobart’s fleet comprises of over 2,250 tractor units, preominantly Scania and Volvo but in April the firm took delivery of 18 Mercedes-Benz Actros units […]
Culina Group has acquired Great Bear Distribution for an undisclosed sum, effective from today (1 March) in a move that significantly expands the ambient network of the temperature-controlled specialist.